United Kingdom-Liverpool: Research and development services and related consultancy services

Agency: TED
State:
Level of Government: State & Local
Category:
  • A - Research and development
Opps ID: NBD00003518188987922
Posted Date: Oct 6, 2017
Due Date: Nov 6, 2017
Solicitation No: 393679-2017
Source: Members Only
06/10/2017 S192 - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Research and development services and related consultancy services

2017/S 192-393679

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses
The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
9th Floor, The Capital, Old Hall Street
Liverpool
L3 9PP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3450103503
E-mail: supplier@crowncommercial.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.gov.uk/ccs

I.2) Joint procurement
I.3) Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://ccs-agreements.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/procurement-pipeline
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5) Main activity
Other activity: public procurement

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title:

Behavioural Insights.

Reference number: RM6004
II.1.2) Main CPV code
73000000
II.1.3) Type of contract
Services
II.1.4) Short description:

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) (the Authority) is seeking to establish a Framework Agreement for the provision of applied behavioural insights and related services, to be used on occasion in isolation and as part of an end-to-end process. The Framework Agreement consists of a single Lot with multiple Suppliers appointed to the Framework Agreement, awarding to five (5) Potential Providers. The single lot structure addresses feedback received, the requirement to coordinate different Suppliers for more than 1 lot could seriously risk undermining the proper execution of the Framework Agreement. The Framework has been designed to facilitate collaborative working to build ongoing relationships with government teams, and to contribute to growing the supplier market.

II.1.5) Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 16 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2) Description
II.2.1) Title:
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
73110000
79311400
73200000
79410000
79000000
79411000
73100000
73210000
79310000
79400000
73000000
79315000
79411100
73300000
II.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4) Description of the procurement:

The Supplier shall be able to provide Services including, but not limited too, -Policy analysis, development and advice:

? Service insight, service design, service delivery and organisational reform; ? Design and implementation of trials; ? Evaluation and reporting of trials; ? Capability building; and ? Thought leadership.

II.2.5) Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 80
Price - Weighting: 20
II.2.6) Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 16 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The duration of this Framework Agreement is 36 months with an option for the Authority to extend for a further period of up to 12 months, if they wish to do so.

II.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11) Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14) Additional information

The maximum number of Suppliers may increase where two (2) or more bidders have tied scores in last position only or fall with 1 % of the last placed Supplier, last place is fifth (5th) place.

The Value in Section II.1.5) is only an estimate, we envisage spend through the Framework to be between 12 000 000 GBP to 16 000 000 GBP. The Authority cannot guarantee any business through this Framework.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation
III.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

Bidders will be assessed in accordance with Section 5 of the 2015 Public Contract Regulations (implementing the Directive) on the basis of information provided in response to a Bid Pack.

This procurement will be managed electronically via the Crown Commercial Services eSourcing Suite. To participate in this procurement, participants must first be registered on the eSourcing Suite.

If you have not yet registered on the eSourcing Suite, this can be done online at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk by following the link ? Register for CCS eSourcing.

Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so. Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/esourcing-tool-guidance-for-suppliers

Once you have registered on the eSourcing Suite, a registered user can express an interest for a specific procurement. This is done by emailing: ExpressionOfInterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk

Your email must clearly state: the name and reference for the procurement you wish to register for; the name of the registered Bidder; and, the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email. Crown Commercial Service will process the email and then enable the Bidder to access the procurement online via the eSourcing Suite. The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done.

As a user of the eSourcing Suite you will have access to the Emptoris messaging service, which facilitates all messages sent to you and from you in relation to any specific RFX event. Please note, it is your responsibility to access these messages on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information.

For technical assistance on use of the eSourcing Suite please contact Crown Commercial Service Support Desk email: eEnablement@crowncommercial.gov.uk

Tender Submissions must be submitted by the date in IV.2.7) of this Contract Notice.

Cyber Essentials is mandatory for Central Government Contracts, which involves handling personal information and providing certain ICT products and services. To participate in this procurement, Bidders must be able to demonstrate that they comply with the technical requirements prescribed by Cyber Essentials for services under and in connection with this Procurement.

The award of a place on this Framework Agreement is conditional on a Bidder's ability to demonstrate to the Authority that they meet the technical requirements prescribed by Cyber Essentials for services under and in conjunction with this Procurement.

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts
III.2) Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1) Information about a particular profession
III.2.2) Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description
IV.1.1) Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 5
IV.1.4) Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2) Administrative information
IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 101-201335
IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 06/11/2017
Local time: 11:59
IV.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 06/11/2017
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Electronically, via web-based portal.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3) Additional information:

As part of this Contract Notice, the following can be accessed at https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/0e55c162-1c42-46cd-a6c6-bfeaa0b3aac6 Contract Notice Attachment 1) Authorised Customer list; 2) Transparency for CCS Framework Agreement.

VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body
N/A
N/A
United Kingdom
VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures
n/a
n/a
United Kingdom
VI.4.3) Review procedure
VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
N/A
N/A
United Kingdom
VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice:
04/10/2017
TI Title United Kingdom-Liverpool: Research and development services and related consultancy services
ND Document number 393679-2017
PD Publication date 06/10/2017
OJ OJ S 192
TW Place LIVERPOOL
AU Authority name The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
OL Original language EN
HD Heading - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure
CY Country UK
AA Type of authority 1 - Ministry or any other national or federal authority
HA EU Institution -
DS Document sent 04/10/2017
DT Deadline 06/11/2017
NC Contract 4 - Services
PR Procedure 1 - Open procedure
TD Document 3 - Contract notice
RP Regulation 5 - European Union, with participation of GPA countries
PC CPV code 73000000 - Research and development services and related consultancy services
73100000 - Research and experimental development services
73110000 - Research services
73200000 - Research and development consultancy services
73210000 - Research consultancy services
73300000 - Design and execution of research and development
79000000 - Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
79310000 - Market research services
79311400 - Economic research services
79315000 - Social research services
79400000 - Business and management consultancy and related services
79410000 - Business and management consultancy services
79411000 - General management consultancy services
79411100 - Business development consultancy services
OC Original CPV code 73000000 - Research and development services and related consultancy services
73100000 - Research and experimental development services
73110000 - Research services
73200000 - Research and development consultancy services
73210000 - Research consultancy services
73300000 - Design and execution of research and development
79000000 - Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
79310000 - Market research services
79311400 - Economic research services
79315000 - Social research services
79400000 - Business and management consultancy and related services
79410000 - Business and management consultancy services
79411000 - General management consultancy services
79411100 - Business development consultancy services
RC NUTS code UK
IA Internet address (URL) www.gov.uk/ccs
DI Directive Public procurement Directive 2014/24/EU

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